La Neuville-Chant-d'Oisel

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La Neuville-Chant-d’Oisel
La Neuville-Chant-d’Oisel is located in France
La Neuville-Chant-d’Oisel
La Neuville-Chant-d’Oisel
Coordinates: 49°22′07″N 1°14′38″E / 49.3686°N 1.2439°E / 49.3686; 1.2439Coordinates: 49°22′07″N 1°14′38″E / 49.3686°N 1.2439°E / 49.3686; 1.2439
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Boos
Intercommunality CREA
 • Mayor (2014 - 2020) Julien Demazure
Area1 21.83 km2 (8.43 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 2,169
 • Density 99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76464 /76520
Elevation 74–162 m (243–531 ft)
(avg. 168 m or 551 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

La Neuville-Chant-d’Oisel is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in north-western France.


A village of forestry and farming situated some 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Rouen, at the junction of the D 13, D 138 and the D 294 roads. The commune is on the border with the department of Eure.


Historical population of La Neuville-Chant-d'Oisel
Year 1793 1921 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2011
Population 1447 748 856 896 1048 1362 1691 1751 1857 2169
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • A memorial to cyclist Jacques Anquetil, who lived here.
  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The church of St.Austin dating from the sixteenth century at St.Austin.
  • Two châteaux, at La Neuville and at Chant-d'Oisel.
  • A house once owned by writer Guy de Maupassant.
  • A seventeenth-century stone cross at the cross-roads.

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